Written by R.A Hummerston
Published by C. Arthur Pearson Ltd. In 1924.
Condition: G (some light damage to edges of cover, as second photo shows, and some foxing to inner pages. But no markings or inscriptions)
Anyone with an enquiring mind will appreciate this chunky 1920s compendium of puzzles, games, tricks, magic and ‘how-to-makes’, revealing everything from how to play table cricket, to how to crack a ‘mystic multiplication’, to how make a pantograph.
With almost 200 pages and some wonderful diagrams and illustrations, it captures the quirk, eccentricity and energy of its era wonderfully.